Tag : 19th century

61-69 Oakley Gardens
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Oakley Gardens, Chelsea

2-10 Oakley Gardens - on the south side of the centre In the mid-nineteenth century Oakley Crescent (later Oakley Gardens) was constructed to the west of Manor Street on the site of a former Dairy House that was...

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Coronet Theatre
Jun 1st, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Coronet Theatre, Notting Hill Gate

The Coronet Theatre, in Notting Hill Gate, was built for the impresario Edward George Saunders to the designs of the theatre architect, W.G.R. Sprague. The builder was Walter Wallis of Balham and the cost...

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Dockyard Terrace
Jan 31st, 2015 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

Dockyard Terrace, Sheerness

Sheerness is a small town and port located on the north-west corner of the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent. It began as a fort strategically positioned at the meeting of the River Medway and the Thames...

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Bowyer Tower
Jan 2nd, 2015 | | Conservation | Institutions | Portfolio | No Comments

Bowyer Tower, Tower of London

The Bowyer Tower - credit English Monarchs The original Bowyer Tower was part of Henry III’s curtain wall around the Tower of London. The tower, which was built in 1238-41, is located midway on the north face of...

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Norwich Guildhall - Geograph
Apr 8th, 2014 | | Conservation | English Heritage | Portfolio | No Comments

Norwich Guildhall Gates

Norwich Guildhall. The southern side view from outside City HallNorwich Guildhall (Pierre Terre) / CC BY-SA 2.0 Norwich Guildhall is a Grade I building on Gaol Hill in Norwich, Norfolk. It was constructed between...

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Shoreditch Town Hall
Mar 24th, 2014 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Shoreditch Town Hall

The existing Town Hall was built in three distinct phases. The Municipal Reform Act of 1835 was the impetus for the first wave of town hall buildings in the provinces. At a stroke it created 178 municipal...

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Crichel House
Mar 24th, 2014 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 1 Comment

Crichel House, Dorset

Crichel House is a country house in Dorset with magnificent interiors by James Wyatt. It belonged to the same family for 400 years passing through the female line from the Napiers to the Sturts (later Lords...

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Cumberland Market ca.1922
Oct 13th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

“Straws from Cumberland Market” (part two)

A brief history of London’s long lost Cumberland Market.1 Cumberland Market - early twentieth century Messrs. J. & A. Crew occupied the left hand of the two tall buildings (See Part One here) Throughout its...

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Cumberland Market ca.1922
Oct 13th, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

“Straws from Cumberland Market” (part one)

A brief history of London's long lost Cumberland Market.1 Cumberland Market - early twentieth century Messrs. J. & A. Crew occupied the left hand of the two tall buildings "It is not near Piccadilly: it is a...

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Hyde Park Lodge
Oct 4th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | No Comments

Hyde Park Lodge

Hyde Park Lodge is a Grade II Listed building of 1825 by Decimus Burton. It is located at Hyde Park Corner, to the north west of Wellington Arch and west of the Decimus Burton Screen which marks the Hyde Park...

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